Horned marsupial frog

Gastrotheca cornuta

Fascinating Facts


Lowland, humid forests lacking disturbance, with occasional reports in palm oil plantations. They are nocturnal carnivores, feeding mostly on insects and other small invertebrates.

Status in the Wild

Endangered – IUCN 2008


South America, specifically: Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and Ecuador

Location in the Zoo

Fish and Amphibians Zone of the Sculpture Learning Plaza

Animals & Exhibits